Holcim Global Award for Sustainable Construction, First Prize Global Gold, $300,000
This award is the most prominent prize worldwide for sustainable construction.
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Aziza Chaouni: co-recipient with Takako Tajima
Project: “Resuscitating the Fez River: Procedures for New Public Spaces in the Medina of Fez”
Role in Project: co-principal in charge, project lead architect (Takako Tajima co-principal in charge and project lead landscape architect)
Selection Process: blind peer review
Jury Members: Charles Correa (MIT), Peter Head (Arup), Saskia Sassen (Columbia University), Hans-Rudolf Schalcher (ETH Zurich), Rolf Soiron, Enrique Norten, Achim Steiner (UNEP), and Holger Wallbaum (ETH Zurich)